Saturday, April 29

Campaign sanction (1)
Campaign sanction (1)

Chloe Pan, Sophie Butler and Jack Price, who are running for next year's undergraduate student government external vice president position, debated about their platforms and goals Wednesday night. (Michael Zshornack/Assistant Photo editor)

Candidates clash over affordability, platform feasibility at USAC debate

Tensions were high as candidates in this year’s undergraduate student government elections wrangled over their qualifications and platforms at a debate Wednesday. Candidates discussed how they would address affordability issues, advocate against President Donald Trump’s policies and better engage the student body at the debate, which was held by the Undergraduate Students Association Council’s Election Board in Moore Hall. Read more...

Chloe Pan, Sophie Butler and Jack Price, who are running for next year's undergraduate student government external vice president position, debated about their platforms and goals Wednesday night. (Michael Zshornack/Assistant Photo editor)

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USAC Election Board sanctions two candidates

The undergraduate student government election board issued five sanctions between Saturday and Tuesday this week. The election board investigated a total of 12 complaints and ruled to issue three sanctions for social media violations, one for a leafleting violation, and one for a media advertising violation. Read more...

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Arielle Yael Mokhtarzadeh is running as an uncontested presidential candidate in this year's Undergraduate Students Association Council election. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin)

USAC presidential candidate Arielle Yael Mokhtarzadeh talks platforms

This year’s undergraduate student government presidential candidate, who is running unopposed, said she has a vision to empower and unify the student body. Arielle Yael Mokhtarzadeh, a third-year communication studies student, double minoring in public affairs and Israel studies, said she aims to use her leadership experience to better serve students. Read more...

Arielle Yael Mokhtarzadeh is running as an uncontested presidential candidate in this year's Undergraduate Students Association Council election. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin)

The USAC external vice president's office wants to pressure the university to take more concrete measures, such as educating students about self-protection, to prevent gun violence on campus. (Andrew Arifin/Daily Bruin)

Panelists discuss ideas for gun control at Kerckhoff event

Activists and experts shared their opinions about gun control and how students can protect themselves against gun violence on campus at an event Wednesday evening. Four speakers discussed their ideas for and against gun control at a panel called “Guns and Our Community.” The Undergraduate Students Association Council external vice president’s office held the event at the Kerckhoff Grand Salon to commemorate the campus shooting which occurred about one year ago. Read more...

The USAC external vice president's office wants to pressure the university to take more concrete measures, such as educating students about self-protection, to prevent gun violence on campus. (Andrew Arifin/Daily Bruin)

Gustavo Gonzales-Ramos and Nicole Corona Diaz, who are running in this year's Undergraduate Students Association Council election with the Defend Affirmative Action Party slate, aim to advocate for issues affecting underrepresented minorities on campus. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)
Gustavo Gonzales-Ramos and Nicole Corona Diaz, who are running in this year's Undergraduate Students Association Council election with the Defend Affirmative Action Party slate, aim to advocate for issues affecting underrepresented minorities on campus. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)


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